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51-7032.00 - Patternmakers, Wood

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Set up, operate, and adjust a variety of woodworking machines such as bandsaws and lathes to cut and shape sections, parts, and patterns, according to specifications.

51-7042.00 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
  • Set up, program, operate, or tend computerized or manual woodworking machines, such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, or wood-nailing machines.
  • Start machines, adjust controls, and make trial cuts to ensure that machinery is operating properly.
  • Adjust machine tables or cutting devices and set controls on machines to produce specified cuts or operations.
  • Install and adjust blades, cutterheads, boring-bits, or sanding-belts, using hand tools and rules.
  • Change alignment and adjustment of sanding, cutting, or boring machine guides to prevent defects in finished products, using hand tools.
  • Start machines and move levers to engage hydraulic lifts that press woodstocks into desired forms and disengage lifts after appropriate drying times.
  • Operate gluing machines to glue pieces of wood together, or to press and affix wood veneer to wood surfaces.
51-9032.00 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Remove defective or substandard materials from machines, and readjust machine components so that products meet standards.
  • Type instructions on computer keyboards, push buttons to activate computer programs, or manually set cutting guides, clamps, and knives.
  • Position width gauge blocks between blades, and level blades and insert wedges into frames to secure blades to frames.
51-7041.00 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
  • Adjust saw blades, using wrenches and rulers, or by turning handwheels or pressing pedals, levers, or panel buttons.
  • Set up, operate, or tend saws or machines that cut or trim wood to specified dimensions, such as circular saws, band saws, multiple-blade sawing machines, scroll saws, ripsaws, or crozer machines.
  • Operate panelboards of saw or conveyor systems to move stock through processes or to cut stock to specified dimensions.
51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers
  • Adjust depths and sizes of cuts by adjusting heights of worktables, or by adjusting machine-arm gauges.
  • Set reduction scales to attain specified sizes of reproduction on workpieces, and set pantograph controls for required heights, depths, and widths of cuts.
  • Observe actions of cutting tools through microscopes and adjust stylus movement to ensure accurate reproduction.
51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic   Green Occupation Green
  • Turn controls to set cutting speeds, feed rates, or table angles for specified operations.
  • Set blade tensions, heights, and angles to perform prescribed cuts, using wrenches.

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